Developing Objectives for Healthy People 2010

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Barry Leonard
DIANE Publishing, 1999 - 180 pages
For two decades, the U.S. Public Health Service has used health promotion & disease prevention objectives to improve the health of the American people. This guide serves as a resource in reviewing & modifying year 2000 objectives, as well as developing new objectives, for use by private & voluntary org's.; public health, mental health, substance abuse, & environmental agencies; Fed. gov't. agencies; & individuals interested in improving public health. Organized under the broad approaches of health promotion, health protection, & preventive services, the more than 300 national objectives are organized into 22 priority areas.

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Page 81 - ... who engage in vigorous physical activity that promotes the development and maintenance of cardiorespiratory fitness 3 or more days per week for 20 or more minutes per occasion.
Page 110 - All disadvantaged and disabled children will have access to high quality and developmentally appropriate preschool programs that help prepare children for school.
Page 102 - ... 5.6 Increase to at least 90 percent the proportion of sexually active, unmarried people aged 19 and younger who use contraception, especially combined method contraception that both effectively prevents pregnancy and provides barrier protection against disease.
Page 83 - ... *Reduce to no more than 90 per 1,000 people the proportion of all people aged 65 and older who have difficulty in performing two or more personal care activities (a reduction of about 19 percent), thereby preserving independence. (Baseline: 1 1 1 per 1,000 in 1984-85) B.
Page 81 - Vigorous physical activities are rhythmic, repetitive physical activities that use large muscle groups at 60 percent or more of maximum heart rate for age. An exercise heart rate of 60 percent of maximum heart rate for age is about 50 percent of maximal cardiorespiratory capacity and is sufficient for cardiorespiratory conditioning. Maximum heart rate equals roughly 220 beats per minute minus age.
Page 153 - Reduce the proportion of adolescents who have engaged in sexual intercourse to no more than 15 percent by age 15 and no more than 40 percent by age 17. (Baseline: 27 percent of girls and 33 percent of boys by age 15; 50 percent of girls and 66 percent of boys by age 17; reported in 1988...
Page 86 - Vegetable, fruit, and grain ingredients from mixtures are included in the total, and fractions of servings are counted. 2.7* Increase to at least 50 percent the proportion of overweight people aged 12 and older who have adopted sound dietary practices combined with regular physical activity to attain an appropriate body weight.
Page 130 - Increase use of professionally or self-administered topical or systemic (dietary) fluorides to at least 85 percent of people not receiving optimally fluoridated public water. (Baseline: An estimated 50 percent in 1989) 13.11* Increase to at least 75 percent the proportion of parents and caregivers who use feeding practices that prevent baby bottle tooth decay.
Page 141 - Increase to at least 75 percent the proportion of primary care providers who provide nutrition assessment and counseling and/or referral to qualified nutritionists or dietitians.
Page 85 - Fitness] 2.5* Reduce dietary fat intake to an average of 30 percent of calories or less and average saturated fat intake to less than 10 percent of calories among people aged 2 and older. (Baseline...

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